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Education

  • Awards presented at VCHS graduation
  • College News

    SIU
    Exceptional efforts in the classroom and their communities are among the characteristics of each of the 24 graduating high school seniors selected as Southern Illinois University Carbondale Chancellor Academic Scholars.
    The Chancellor Academic Scholar designation is a major achievement for these students.
    The competitive scholarships, the most prestigious and most comprehensive that the university awards each year, cover tuition, fees, and room and board for four years at the university.

  • At the Top of their Class
  • VCHS Awards Day
  • MGHS Alumni Banquet is June 2

    The Mulberry Grove High School Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday, June 2, in the MGHS gym.
    Registration begins at 5 p.m., and dinner is at 6 p.m.
    To make reservations, contact Linda Leely by calling 664-1605 or by e-mail at lneely39@gmail.com.

  • College News

    SIUE
    Jonathan Denning graduated magna cum laude from the School of Engineering at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville on May 5.

    Denning is the son of Howard and May Denning of Vandalia, and the grandson of Dwight and Darla Denning of Vandalia, and Erlinda Samson of Sacramento, Calif.

  • VJHS band presents spring concert
  • School Menus

    BROWNSTOWN
    Elementary
    Breakfast
    Monday, May 14 – Waffles w/syrup.   
    Tuesday, May 15 – Blueberry breakfast on a stick.
    Wednesday, May 16 – Breakfast pizza.
    Thursday, May 17 – Cook’s choice.   
    •Milk and juice or fruit offered daily.
    Lunch
    Monday, May 14 – Cheeseburger on bun, potatoes, golden corn, fruit and milk.    
    Tuesday, May 15 – Fish, mac and cheese, fruit, bread and milk.

  • SCHS student seeking votes on Facebook

    Area residents are being asked to vote on Facebook for a South Central High School student who is a finalist for a Congressional art competition.
    Alex Woolridge of Farina is one of six finalists for the 19th District Congressional Art Competition sponsored by Congressman John Shimkus.
    Woolridge’s “Arch of Peace” is a 21-inch-by-24½ -inch oil painting.

  • SCHS Play is This Weekend

    The South Central production of "The Wizard of Oz" is set for 7 p.m. on Friday and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday in the South Central Middle School gym.

    Admission is $2 for students and $4 for adults.Saturday matinee admission is $1. In front are Sierra Nannini, Terese  Kreke, Yuka Takata and sponsor Lorna Stowers. In the middle row are Victoria Hensen, Breanna Hester, Amber Hays, Chelsea McElroy and Abby Sauter. In back are Natalie Chapman, Matt Nowakowski, Jon Jahraus, Steven Mays, Robby Bennett, Rachel O'Leary, Zach Spencer and Frances Hebron.